Signes, Var

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Signes
Commune
The church tower of Signes, amongst the trees
The church tower of Signes, amongst the trees
Coat of arms of Signes
Coat of arms
Signes is located in France
Signes
Signes
Coordinates: 43°17′32″N 5°51′48″E / 43.2922°N 5.8633°E / 43.2922; 5.8633Coordinates: 43°17′32″N 5°51′48″E / 43.2922°N 5.8633°E / 43.2922; 5.8633
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Toulon
Canton Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer
Intercommunality Sud Sainte Baume
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Mathieu Michel
Area1 133.1 km2 (51.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,725
 • Density 20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 83127 /83870
Elevation 271–1,148 m (889–3,766 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Signes is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Industrialist Paul Ricard was mayor of Signes from 1980 to 1988.[1]

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